Posts Tagged stroke

Lifesaver tips: What to do if someone is having a stroke

Robie de Guzman   •   February 14, 2020

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), stroke is one of the leading causes of deaths worldwide. In its report, the WHO said that of the 56.9 million deaths worldwide...

Study finds how polluting nanoparticles get into blood and damage hearts

UNTV News   •   April 27, 2017

Inhaled nanoparticles like those pumped out in vehicle exhausts can work their way through the lungs and into the bloodstream where they can raise the risk of heart attack and...

Poor diet tied to nearly half of U.S. deaths from heart disease, stroke, diabetes

UNTV News   •   March 8, 2017

(Reuters Health) – Ensuring that diets include the right amount of certain foods may help the U.S. cut deaths from heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes by almost half,...

High salt intake linked to higher stroke risk

UNTV News   •   February 11, 2017

(Reuters Health) – Older adults with salty diets may have an increased risk of suffering a stroke, a new study suggests. The new findings strengthen the case for heavy salt...

Second language linked to better brain function after stroke

admin   •   November 26, 2015

(Reuters Health) – People who speak two languages are twice as likely as those who only speak one to regain normal cognitive function after a stroke, according to a new...

Healthy habits linked to lower stroke risk

admin   •   June 17, 2014

(Reuters Health) – A new study confirms that people who maintain a healthy weight, exercise, eat well and abstain from smoking and heavy drinking have a reduced risk of stroke....

Study links eating more protein to lowered stroke risk

admin   •   June 12, 2014

(Reuters Health) – According to a new analysis of past studies, people with the most protein-heavy diets are about 20 percent less likely to have a stroke than those who...

Fruits and vegetables linked to stroke prevention

admin   •   May 29, 2014

(Reuters Health) – Eating more fruits and vegetables may reduce stroke risk by almost a third, according to a fresh look at recent evidence. The results support existing recommendations from...

Groups call for more exercise after stroke

admin   •   May 27, 2014

(Reuters Health) – People who have had a stroke can often benefit from moderate exercise, doctors and physical therapists report. In a scientific statement from the American Heart Association and...

Use FAST clues to look for stroke

admin   •   May 23, 2014

(Reuters Health) – May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and experts are using the time to teach Americans about the risk factors and warning signs. “The public is dangerously uninformed...

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